Newcastle have agreed a deal with Chelsea to sign winger Christian Atsu on loan, sources close to the player have told ESPN FC.
As reported by ESPN FC last week Newcastle had lined up a move for Atsu as they looked to bolster their attacking options before the close of the transfer window.
The two clubs have now agreed a season-long loan deal for the Ghana international with a view to a permanent deal, and the player has been given permission to travel to Tyneside to undergo a medical.
Eden Hazard has revealed that Antonio Conte is urging him to be more decisive in games after producing a man of the match display in Chelsea's 3-0 win over Burnley at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.
Goals from Hazard, Willian and substitute Victor Moses secured a convincing victory, but the Belgian was the star of the show, tormenting Burnley from the left flank in the same manner that won him the PFA Player of the Year award two seasons ago.
The result preserved Conte's perfect start to life as Chelsea...